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Re: url2pkg and pypi

On Fri, Dec 31, 2021 at 02:51:30PM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
> Instead of syncing the man page to reality, I'd rather remove all
> interactivity from url2pkg.  In the cases I experienced, it was not
> necessary to edit the package Makefile before downloading the distfile.
> I don't remember why I wrote that "in almost all cases the package needs
> manual work" two years ago, I don't have any evidence for that claim.
> Does anyone have different experiences and can share example URLs that
> need adjustments _before_ downloading the distfile?

I learnt the hard way that it is usually better not to adjust anything
before downloading the distfile.



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